Moskva, Russian Federation (1943 – 2011)
Nikolai Arnoldovich Petrov (born April 14, 1943) is a Russian pianist.
Petrov was born in Moscow, the grandson of the operatic bass Vasily Rodionovich Petrov, and began learning the piano at the age of three. At the Central Music School of the Moscow Conservatory his teacher was Tatyana Kestner and in 1961 Petrov entered the class of Yakov Zak at the Conservatory itself. He subsequently won second prize at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas and… read more
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